John Milton Quotes

99 John Milton quotes:

"The childhood shows the man, / As morning shows the day. Be famous then / By wisdom; as thy empire must extend, / So let extend thy mind o'er all the world."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"Good, the more communicated, more abundant grows."
"Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right."
"Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self."
"Demoniac frenzy, moping melancholy, / And moon-struck madness."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Madness Quotes
"Virtue that wavers is not virtue."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself is his own dungeon."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Secrets Quotes
"From man or angel the great Architect did wisely to conceal, and not divulge his secrets to be scanned by them who ought rather admire; or if they list to try conjecture, he his fabric of the heavens left to their disputes, perhaps to move his laughter at their quaint opinions wide hereafter, when they come to model heaven calculate the stars, how they will wield the mighty frame, how build, unbuild, contrive to save appearances, how gird the sphere with centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, and epicycle, orb in orb."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Scientists Quotes
"To know that which before us lies in daily life is the prime wisdom."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown/ In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"O fairest of creation! last and best / Of all God's works! Creature in whom excelled / Whatever can to sight or thought be formed, / Holy, divine, good, amiable, or sweet!"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Creation Quotes
"Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Cricket Quotes
"Time will run back, and fetch the age of gold."
"With thee conversing I forget all time."
"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world."
"True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Modesty Quotes
"He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Revenge Quotes
"Servant of God, well done, well hast thou fought The better fight, who single hast maintain'd Against revolted multitudes the Cause Of Truth, in word mightier than they in Arms; And for the testimony of Truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: God Quotes

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